The Threefold Nature of Man

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The “Threefold Nature of Man” illustration is supported by 1 Thessalonians 5:23 and Hebrews 4:12.

“Now may the God of peace himself sanctify you completely, and may your whole spirit and soul and body be kept blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.”

1 Thessalonians 5:23

“For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart.”

Hebrews 4:12

Below is Clarence Larkin’s hand-drawn illustration detailing the threefold nature of man.

The Threefold Nature of Man Illustration by Clarence Larkin